Carnegie Mellon University

Staff Council

The voice for staff at Carnegie Mellon University

Getting Involved

We're all in this together – all committed to building community and helping people realize their full potential. Join us in building a better campus community by joining the staff council community, sharing our progress, and learning about the many ways you can be part of our work.

There are many volunteer opportunities you can participate in that do not require you to be a member of Staff Council.

Check out some of the volunteer opportunities listed below.


Staff loading the truck for the food bank

Food Drive

People are needed to be Building Reps, help with Cans Across the Cut, Snack Bags for Kids, and to pick up or deliver containers of food. Contact Carole Panno to learn more.



CMU’s Take Our Children to Work Day

We are always looking for help during the event. There are opportunities to be a general assistant, a track guide, help with lunch, or to be a pick-up monitor. To find out more, contact Pattye Stragar.


CMU Community Picnic

The CMU Community Picnic is presented by Human Resources and Staff Council. The picnic is usually held every year in May. Volunteers are needed to help plan the event and serve as greeters.

Attend Meetings

Staff Council General Body Meetings are open to all staff. Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at various campus locations and are zero-waste events! Check the meeting calendar for locations.